Würz, Alex (A)

b 15/2/1974 (Waidhofen)


Son of Franz Würz, who was a rallycross champion with Audi



       BMX Bike Racing Champion

1989 - Austrian Kart Series, 2nd
1990 - Middle East Kart Championship, 4th
1991 - Austrian Junior FF1600, 2nd. Internation FF1600 Cup, 2nd.
1992 - New Zealand, German & Austrian F.Ford Champion
1993 - Austrian F3, 2nd. German F3, 13th.
1994 - German F3 (Hoffman Motorsport Dallara Opel 394), 2nd, 219 pts, 3 wins
       Apr 10   Zolder          4th, 23:57.11
       Apr 23   Hockenheim      1st, 23:23.19/FL 1:00.30
       Apr 24   Hockenheim      1st, 23:22.11
       May 7    Nurburgring     3rd, 22:29.82
       May 8    Nurburgring     3rd, 22:18.47
       Jun 11   Wunstorf        >10th
       Jun 12   Wunstorf        7th, 20:25.71
       Jun 25   Norisring       4th, 22:57.49
       Jun 26   Norisring       3rd, 22:44.24
       Jul 24   Diepholz        3rd, 23:36.15
       Aug 20   Nurburgring     3rd, 20:47.31
       Aug 21   Nurburgring     2nd, 22:20.57/FL 1:34.78
       Sep 3    Avus            4th, 22:17.06
       Sep 4    Avus            3rd, 21:15.62
       Sep 18   Singen          5th, 27:56.75
       Sep 18   Singen          3rd, 28:15.08
       Oct 9    Hockenheim      7th, 19:59.88
       Oct 9    Hockenheim      1st, 19:57.26
       Monaco F3 Race
       May 14   Monaco          10th, 39:40.34
1995 - German F3 (G&M Escom Motorsport Dallara Opel 395), 6th, 74 pts
       Apr 22   Hockenheim      4th, 31:28.93
       Apr 23   Hockenheim      3rd, 31:44.41
       May 7    Avus            accident - taken out by service truck
       May 7    Avus            5th, 28:47.91
       Jun 24   Norisring       >10th
       Jun 25   Norisring       8th, 27:21.16
       Jul 23   Diepholz        accident
       Jul 23   Diepholz        >10th
       Aug 19   Nurburgring     7th, 25:05.61
       Aug 20   Nurburgring     8th, 30:21.80
       Sep 16   Singen          >10th
       Sep 16   Singen          7th, 35:56.49
       Oct 7    Magny Cours     2nd, 30:16.60
       Oct 8    Magny Cours     2nd, 30:24.50
       Oct 14   Hockenheim      accident
       Oct 15   Hockenheim      >10th
       British F3
       Jul 15   Silverstone     7th, 30:25.76
1996 - ITC (Joest Opel Calibra V6), 16th. Benetton F1 Test Driver.
       Apr 14   Hockenheim      accident
       Apr 14   Hockenheim      >10th
       May 12   Nurburgring     12th, 37:47.313
       May 12   Nurburgring     DSQ
       May 26   Estoril         10th, 35:23.604
       May 26   Estoril         8th, 35:06.883
       Jun 9    Helsinki        ret/engine failure
       Jun 9    Helsinki        9th, -1 lap
       Jun 23   Norisring       accident
       Jun 23   Norisring       8th, 37:12.250
       Jul 7    Diepholz        9th, 27:44.78
       Jul 7    Diepholz        8th, 36:44.52/FL 57.735s
       Aug 18   Silverstone     7th, 37:39.329
       Aug 18   Silverstone     4th, 37:15.773
       Sep 1    Nurburgring     -
       Sep 1    Nurburgring     -
       Sep 15   Magny Cours     10th, 39:30.24
       Sep 15   Magny Cours     6th, 39:02.38
       Sep 19   Mugello         6th, 37:47.791
       Sep 19   Mugello         9th, 37:35.161
       Won Le Mans 24 Hrs (Joest Porsche WSC95) with D.Jones & M.Reuter.
1997 - FIA GTs (Mercedes CLK-GTR), 10th, 25 pts
       Apr 13   Hockenheim      ret/brakes (with B.Schneider)
       May 11   Silverstone     2nd, 3:20:27.702 (with B.Schneider)
       May 25   Helsinki        8th, -6 laps (with B.Schneider)
       Jul 20   Spa             2nd, 101 laps (with B.Schneider)
       Aug 3    A1-Ring         4th, 159 laps (with B.Schneider)
       Aug 24   Suzuka          7th, 169 laps (with B.Schneider & A.Suzuki)
       Sep 14   Donington Park  1st, 4:00:01.691 (with B.Schneider)
       Sep 28   Mugello         ret, 70 laps, accident damage
       Oct 18   Sebring         7th, -2 laps (with G.Moore)
       Oct 26   Laguna Seca     8th, -3 laps (with G.Moore)
       F1 (Benetton-Renault B197, 14th, 4 pts
       Date    Q       R       Venue           Reason/Time
       15/6    11      -       Canada          Transmission
       29/6    7       -       France          spin
       13/7    8       3       Britain         1:28:12.961
1998 - F1 (Benetton Playlife B198), J7th, 17 pts.
       Date    Q       R       Venue           Reason/Time
       8/3     11      7       Australia       -1 lap
       29/3    5       4       Brazil          1:38:19.200
       12/4    8       4       Argentina       1:49:44.309/FL 1:28.178
       26/4    5       -       San Marino      gearbox
       10/5    5       4       Spain           1:34:40.159
       24/5    6       -       Monaco          accident
       7/6     11      4       Canada          1:42:00.587
       28/6    10      5       France          -1 lap
       12/7    11      4       Britain         -1 lap
       26/7    17      9       Austria         -1 lap
       2/8     7       11      Germany         1:21:45.978
       16/8    9       16      Hungary         -8 laps
       30/8    11      -       Belgium         accident
       13/9    7       -       Italy           gearbox
       27/9    8       7       Luxembourg      1:33:19.578
       1/11    9       9       Suzuka          -1 lap
1999 - F1 (Benetton-Playlife B199), J13th, 3 pts. Engaged to Karin.
       Date    Q       R       Venue           Time/Reason
       7/3     10      -       Australia       rear suspension
       11/4    9       7       Brazil          -2 laps
       2/5     17      -       San Marino      ret/5 laps/accident
       16/5    10      6       Monaco          -1 lap
       30/5    18      10      Spain           -1 lap
       13/6    11      -       Canada          ret/0 laps/accident
       27/6    13      -       France          ret/25 laps/spin
       11/7    18      10      Britain         1:33:42.267
       25/7    10      5       Austria         1:29:18.796
       1/8     13      7       Germany         1:22:31.927
       15/8    7       7       Hungary         1:47:24.548
       29/8    15      14      Belgium         1:27:40.802
       12/9    14      -       Italy           ret/11 laps/electronic
       26/9    11      -       Europe          ret/0 laps/accident
       17/10   7       8       Malaysia        1:37:39.428
       31/10   15      10      Japan           -1 lap
2000 - F1 (Benetton-Supertec B200): J15th, 2 pts
       Date    Q       R       Venue           Time/Reason
       12/3    14      7       Australia       1:34:48.902
       26/3    13      -       Brazil          ret/0 laps/engine
       9/4     11      9       San Marino      -1 lap
       23/4    20      9       Britain         -1 lap
       7/5     18      10      Spain           -1 lap
       21/5    14      12      Europe          -6 laps/accident
       4/6     12      -       Monaco          ret/18 laps/accident
       18/6    14      9       Canada          1:42:32.212
       2/7     17      -       France          ret/34 laps/spin
       16/7    14      10      Austria         -1 lap
       30/7    7       -       Germany         ret/31 laps/gearbox
       13/8    11      11      Hungary         -1 lap
       27/8    19      13      Belgium         -1 lap
       10/9    13      5       Italy           1:28:39.064
       24/9    11      10      America         -1 lap
       8/10    11      -       Japan           ret/37 laps/spin
       22/10   5       7       Malaysia        1:37:23.549
2001 - McLaren F1 Test driver
2005 - F1 (McLaren-Mercedes MP4-20): 17th, 6 pts
       Date    Q       R       Venue           Time/Reason
       24/4    7       3       San Marino      1h28m09.475
2006 - Williams F1 Test driver
2007 - F1 (Williams-Toyota FW29): 11th, 13 pts
       Date    Q       R       Venue           Time/Reason
       18/3    15      -       Australia       ret/48 laps/accident
       8/4     19      9       Malaysia        1h33m44.854
       15/4    11      11      Bahrain         -1 lap
       13/5    18      -       Spain           ret/1 lap/accident
       25/5    11      7       Monaco          -1 lap
       10/6    19      3       Canada          1h44m16.617
       17/6    17      10      USA             -1 lap
       1/7     18      14      France          -1 lap
       8/7     13      13      Britain         -1 lap
       22/7    12      4       Europe          2h07m32.295
       5/8     12      14      Hungary         -1 lap
       26/8    14      11      Turkey          1h28m01.789
       9/9     13      13      Italy           -1 lap
       16/9    15      -       Belgium         ret/34 laps/fuel pressure
       30/9    18      -       Japan           ret/19 laps/accident
       7/10    19      12      China           -1 lap
2008  Le Mans Series (Team Peugeot Total Peugeot 908 HDi FAP): with S.Sarrazin, P.Lamy
       May 11	Spa-Francorchamps		ret/56 laps/accident
       Le Mans 24 Hrs (Team Peugeot Total Peugeot 908 HDi FAP): 5th, with S.Sarrazin, 
       P.Lamy
2009  Le Mans Series (Team Peugeot Total Peugeot 908 HDi): with M.Gene, D.Brabham
       May 10	Spa-Francorchamps		12th, 136 laps
       Le Mans 24 Hrs (Peugeot Sport Total Peugeot 908 HDi): 1st, with M.Gene, D.Brabham.
2010  ALMS (Team Peugeot Total Peugeot 908 HDi):
       Mar 20	Sebring 12 Hrs			1st, 12h00m54.362	M.Gene, A.Davidson
       Oct 2	Petit Le Mans			2nd, 9h11m45.132	M.Gene, A.Davidson
       Le Mans Series (Team Peugeot Total Peugeot 908 HDi):
       May 9	Spa 1000 km			4th, -1 lap		M.Gene, A.Davidson
       Le Mans 24 Hrs (Team Peugeot Total Peugeot 908 HDi): ret/360 laps/engine, with M.Gene, 
       A.Davidson.
2011  Intercontinental Le Mans Cup (Peugeot Sport Total Peugeot 908 HDi):
       Mar 19	Sebring 12 Hrs		8th, -17 laps		M.Gene, A.Davidson
       May 7	Spa 1000 km		1st, 6h02m03.799	M.Gene, A.Davidson
       Jun 12	Le Mans 24 Hrs		4th, 351 laps		M.Gene, A.Davidson
       Oct 1	Petit Le Mans		1st, 9h34m23.972	S.Sarrazin, F.Montagny
2012  Le Mans 24 Hrs (Toyota Racing Toyota TS030 Hybrid): ret/134 laps/accident, with 
       N.Lapierre, K.Nakajima.
       FIA WEC (Toyota Racing Toyota TS030 Hybrid): 3rd, 96 pts
       Aug 26	Silverstone 6 Hrs	2nd, 6h01m35.269	N.Lapierre, K.Nakajima
       Sep 15	Interlagos 6 Hrs	1st, 6h01m08.356	N.Lapierre
       Sep 29	Bahrain 6 Hrs		ret/144 laps/suspension	N.Lapierre
       Oct 14	Fuji 6 Hrs		1st, 6h00m42.920	N.Lapierre, K.Nakajima
       Oct 28	Shanghai 6 Hrs		1st, 6h01m29.292	N.Lapierre
2013  WEC (Toyota Racing Toyota TS030 Hybrid): 4th, 69.5 pts
       Apr 14	Silverstone		4th, -1 lap		N.Lapierre
       May 4	Spa-Francorchamps	ret/7 laps/brakes	N.Lapierre, K.Nakajima
       Jun 23	Le Mans 24 Hrs		4th. -7 laps		N.Lapierre, K.Nakajima
       Oct 20	Fuji 6 Hrs		1st, 2h56m05.785	N.Lapierre, K.Nakajima
       Nov 9	Shanghai		2nd, 6h01m48.717	N.Lapierre
       Nov 30	Bahrain			ret/64 laps/engine	N.Lapierre, K.Nakajima
2014  FIA WEC (Toyota Racing Toyota TS040 Hybrid): 
       Apr 20	Silverstone		2nd, 166 laps		S.Sarrazin, K.Nakajima
       May 3	Spa-Francorchamps	3rd, 6h02m52.536	S.Sarrazin, K.Nakajima
       Jun14-15	Le Mans 24 Hrs		ret/219 laps/electrics	S.Sarrazin, K.Nakajima
       Sep 20	Austin			6th, -2 laps		S.Sarrazin, K.Nakajima
       Oct 12	Fuji			2nd, 6h01m04.984	S.Sarrazin, K.Nakajima
       Nov 2	Shanghai		2nd, 6h02m27.883	S.Sarrazin, K.Nakajima
       Nov 15	Bahrain			1st, 6h00m18.058	S.Sarrazin, M.Conway
       Nov 30	Interlagos		4th, -1 lap		S.Sarrazin, M.Conway
2015 - WEC (Toyota Racing Toyota TS040 Hybrid): 6th, 79 pts, with S.Sarrazin, M.Conway
       Apr 12	Silverstone		4th, -1 lap
       May 2	Spa-Francorchamps	5th, -3 laps
       Jun13-14	Le Mans 24 Hrs		6th, -8 laps
       Aug 30	Nurburgring		6th, -4 laps
       Sep 19	Austin			ret/89 laps/accident
       Oct 11	Fuji			6th, -13 laps
       Nov 1	Shanghai		5th, -4 laps
       Nov 21	Bahrain			3rd, -3 laps
2016  Daytona 24 Hrs (Chip Ganassi Racing Riley-Ford EcoBoost DP): 5th, -11 laps, with 
       L.Stroll, B.Hartley, A.Priaulx.